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Hi, I'm Rick Roberts. I'm a recovering middle-school teacher reverting to a previous life doing something I know well.


I am proud to be the one and only Brighten Up!  When you hire me, I show up and I do all the work, from start to finish. No subcontractors or employees.

I started young and I've painted just about anything and everything. 


My dad got me going painting neighbor's fences when I was about thirteen. During high school, I graduated to painting whole houses, and even a church with a 40+ foot tall steeple. During college, I painted in the summer time and worked in the campus paint shop painting a variety of campus housing. After college, I spent several years doing custom repair and repaint work in nice homes, and learning to produce doing interior make-ready work in duplexes, four-plexes, and apartment complexes. I've painted cabinets, all sorts of doors and mill work, shot dry-fall paint on gymnasium ceilings, and helped coat what seemed like miles of ink, water, and Cardox lines for a large newspaper printing press.

I've done minor drywall repairs, texture matching, a ton of specialized prep work.

Whatever you've got going on, I can probably help.

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